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? >> well, you know, you're in charge. you're the president of the united states and you own the economy. >> michigan is a tough one as well because even when things are improving, they still -- people don't feel good about their circumstances. >> that's right. don't forget the president had the bailout, okay, and that helps him with voters. but when you look at the numbers in the state of michigan, a majority of the voters there believe the economy is on the wrong track. a majority of republican voters weren't in favor of the bailout anyway. and the president and mitt romney are kind of at parity. so the romney campaign, taking a look at michigan, calls it a wild card state, so they believe it's doable. >> the president is saying forward, that's the theme of the campaign. and right now what you're hearing from the romney camp is broken promises, right? >> right. >> so those are the two messages that i think define how you're going to take the numbers and decide what it means for you. >> here's the interesting thing right now and this is the problem for the obama campaign, which is that
're the president of the united states, you don't run a private equity firm. this is a totally different deal. it's totally public versus being private. >> okay. >> it's a whole different job description. >> let me bring in joe the vice president crossing joe the plumber. when the vice president joe biden weighed in on the issue this week. listen, guys. >> your job as president is to promote the common good. that doesn't mean the private equity guys are bad guys. they're not. but that no more qualifies you to be president than being a plumber. >> all right. will private equity firms like bane, they're not about creating profits. they're about creating -- they're not about creating jobs, they're about creating profits. that's what private enterprise does and then the theory i guess is that at the end of that there are jobs that are created. why is romney's time at bain capital relevant to this election? >> well, first of all, let me explain this also. the road to hell is paved with good intentions. jobs are not the intention of private equity. profits are. and jobs are the by-product. why does tha
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